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's statement and as well as a link to the route on www.ktvu.com. look under today's hot topics. >>> the fbi is taking over the job of finding victims of the "speed freak killers." the excavation of a well last year uncovered a thousand bones and the remains of three victims. ktvu's ken pritchett joins us live with what the fbi announced today. >> reporter: today the fbi announced they are excavating a new well and we are a mile from that location right now as we zoom in. you can see how the machinery perhaps and the trucks there by the fbi where they were on that site today. this new well outside of linden is a quarter of a mile from the first well that was located last year, that as promised contained human remains. >> reporter: the fbi says the well is 50 feet deep and barely visible from the service. he says the well was identified after more than six months of investigation. >> information that has been supplied to the fbi by our local and state law enforcement organizations and interviews we had with wesley shermantine himself. >> reporter: wesley shermantine was brought to this area i
.r. stone is following the story and joins us with more. >> reporter: pam, the fbi is in the early stages of this dig. what they're doing now is more preliminarysetting up a 40 foot work area for crews to safely work in. we're talking about a well that is pretty deep so they want to make sure their site is safe. this is new video into our newsroom in the last hour. you can see all of the experts there on the ground.this is something we did not see monday and most of the day tuesday. they are starting to go through that dirt. those with the fbi say the well is so small it's hard to see. they've cleared this area around it. a number of backhoes are also being used. they aren't actually digging into the well. they are digging at the areas around the abandoned well. crews who are out there are going to be hand sifting through the actual well. one that is 5 feet in diameter. this is a 50 foot deep wellsomething that is going to keep them busy for at least two weeks. those with the fbi tell me that they are down 10 feet so far. this is an operational area.in the next day or two they will start
blamed overcrowding for violations of inmate rights. >> the f.b.i. is expected to resume excavating a well in a search for victims of the speed freak killers. agents are taking over the search at the qualify the sheriff. heavy machinery will be used to cover soil but most digging is done by hand. the remains of five people have been found in the area, all believed victims of two men on a killing spree in the 1980's and 1990's. the family of a nine-year-old girl is waiting to see if this could solve her case. >> the san francisco sheriff will broaden a search for a missing 23-year-old. the son walked out of the house and disappeared. abc7 news reporter has more from santa cruz. >> the last time anyone saw 23-year-old alexander fossgreen it was 4:00 a.m. on friday morning. the father say he walked out of the bedroom because the tv was too loud. >> he calmly turned the volume down and went back inside. >> a search party combed the trails of the redwood state park where he enjoys hiking near the home in scotts valley but the sheriff say they have in solid information to suggest he went
as february levittown of london. >> now for the first time, fbi technicians are taking over from san walking sheriffs department. at least two dozen frigid specials will be working over the next two or three weeks to excavate a well in a will section of san walking counted. >> they're searching for any traces of potential victims. >> crews will work from sun up to sun down as the carefully sift through the layers of dirt. >> the fbi plans to dig out about 5 ft. a day, to ensure that little to no damage is done to the potential evidence of buried there. >> the new site is only a hundred yards away from where crews found more than a thousand bonus last year. >> during the news conference, fbi special agent herb brown explained how the agency would be handling the case. >> the crews will start back up again first thing this morning. >> meanwhile, one possible victim of the speed freak killers is a long time missing haywood girl named michaela garecht. >> right now, remains which already been found, are being tested to determine if they are hers as her mother a way to work on the results. >> she
with tinted windows is considered armed and dangerous. >> more on a developing story fbi crews may be searching as central valley well for a long time. as they look for human remains. >> it is all part of the so- called speed freak killers case. >> the two men blamed for killing rampage in the 1980's and 90's. >> are now the fbi is digging through wells and linden. >> authorities originally thought the well was kron 50 ft. deep yesterday that discovered the well is as wheel around 200 ft. deep. >> the fbi says the plan did just 5 ft. a day. >> a public memorial built to mar 419 year-old alyssa bryne. she died after she left the snow globe music festival in south lake tahoe on the years the. officials say she that says one walked into a single digit temperatures. >> the results of the are taught to buy the sacramento county coroner's office found no signs of trauma or foul play on her body for many san francisco 49ers fans tomorrow just can't get here fast enough. >> some of them can be seen outside the team's training camp in santa clara. they're flying red and gold. and cheering a
been recovered but it has been a very busy week. this is how it all happened according to the fbi. they would be searching an abandoned well associated with the speed freak killers. this 10 x 13 area was cleared. wednesday, they announced that they were going to go into 75 ft. in the ground. late thursday, they announced that they hit the bottom and thatthis year, the f.b.i has taken over the case. and is day five of this search and there is still lots of work to be done pam when it comes to looking for victims of these guys.the speed freak killers. at this point no human remains have been recovered but it has been a busy week. >> pam: a second person has now been sentenced in a richmond gang- rape case which made national headlines. ari morales - who was sixteen at the time of the crime - will spend 27 -years behind bars. police say, morales, along with five others, sexually assualted a teen girl outside a homecoming dance back in 2009. four other suspects have yet to stand trial. morales accepted a shorter sentence in exchange for a guilty plea. >> pam: several people were taken
's disappearance after vanishing outside a grocery store in november of 1998. the f.b.i. is holding a news conference in sacramento with an update on future excavation of a well site in the central valley town. her mother believes d.n.a. test could show bone fragments linked to the so-called speed freak killers. >> from silicon valley, to a communist capital the chairman of mountain view google is headed to north korea. who is not happy about the trip? >> the united states state department is criticizing the chairman's time after a controversial rocket launch. but the delegation is saying this trip was planned and he just want as look at north korea's economy and social media. we have video that came to the newsroom an hour ago from the korean central news agency. he and former new mexico governor richardson landed in pyongyang 1:00 o'clock a.m. our time and will be there for four days. richardson travels to north korea frequently but schmidt's participation is drawing speculation what he hopes to accomplish. richardson defends the trip as a "private humanitarian mission." >> schmidt is a
disgusting. i can get is great the fbi is here. >> they should really tissue to skip this over with for the families. they are still clearing the topsoil and the painstaking process of digging by hand i will continue to check but the fbi as soon as we get more updates. reporting, scott rates, kron 4. >> the fluke season. it is still very active. h3n2 people that already gotten the flu shot are still even getting sec. >> people that never gotten the vaccine are even getting the flu-- >> it will take mid- december-march with the peak in the second portion of january which is right where we are coming up. grant, the impact of the--4 season. >> reporter: with 40 states, the brown have widespread flu activity. 18 children have died! this is categorized as regional. we are knowing that it is spreading. this is not nearly as bad. as the other states. in new york state they are up 169%. non critical had to send to other hospitals. this flu season is likely to be the worst the we have seen the last decade. the major changes to yosemite national park. and today, the release plans to clos
. now the f.b.i has taken over and they're searching a new well. kron-4's j-r stone is here with the story. the this is a link to wesleyan shermantine.. with a major setback the bottom of the well has been reached. at 200 ft. below the surface that is where they have not found any human remains. with to wondered feet deep is a huge blow to the fbi. 2 1/3 feet deep, they thought that this was only 50 ft. deep. now, they've already gone 200 ft. deep. there is now, water at the bottom of the wealth that has to be drained. to trade that, that-water at the bottom. but more drain efforts is going to even be more expensive. but it is likely going to go up with this well is four times deeper than they are rigidly in thought. once they clear that out they can see what they thought that it was four times deeper than they are were originally thought but that could take several more days. at this point, we are not even talking about sifting for human remains. j. r. stone, kron 4 news. >> more developing news tonight. new information tonight about damage to the bay bridge after that tank
:56. the search for victims of two serial killers in san joaquin county has taken a new turn. what the fbi is doing after getting new information. >> reporter: later this morning, coast guard investigators will be sitting down to interview the pilot at the controls of an oil tanker that struck the bay bridge yesterday. the scrutiny he's facing and what we've learning about his past. >> reporter: and we're live in antioch after a store clerk is beat up after an attempted robbery. we'll tell you what they were looking for when "mornings on 2" continues. [ male announcer ] subway has so many heart-healthy and delicious meals certified by the american heart association. look for the heart check on your favorite subway fresh fit meals, from the tempting turkey breast & black forest ham with spinach to the protein-rich roast beef, and more. all five grams of fat or less. try 'em with juicy, ripe tomatoes, cool cucumbers or crisp green peppers. start your new year right with a heart-healthy meal at your neighborhood subway today. subway. eat fresh. ♪ ♪ conquer dinner. one cut of meat at a tim
and the fbi is a need to the wells in linden. the tories are really thought the well was around 50 ft. deep and yesterday discovered the well as extra around 200 ft. deep. the fbi says the plant today to just 5 ft. a day. within it that the dictator of 40 days to reach the bottom. the man accused >> the man accused of shooting and killing 12 people and wounding 70 others at a colorado movie theater will go to trial. he has to be arraigned later today but his attorneys have filed papers saying is not ready the enter a plea. they're expected that asked for a delay and hope that a plea deal will be reached and the case stemmed white elite the expense of an emotional trial. >> as all turned out last night and martine as as contra costa county fire officials talk to residents about the closure of fire station 12. as a instead to close on tuesday along with three others in walnut creek lafayette and clayton. the closers expected to save the district about $1.6 million a year. at least one more fire station is slated to close in july. last night fire officials assert residents and martine as they
into an s-u-v and drove off. the woman was not seriously hurt. >> the f-b-i continuing to search an abandoned well in linden for potential victims of the so-called speed freak killers. today they discovered the well which they thought was 50-feet deep. turned out to be 200-feet deep. no signs of human remains have been found. >> cal-trans and the c-h-p are asking for 31-million dollars to install a network of security cameras on the new eastern span of the bay bridge. the bay area toll authority had originally alloted 8- million dollars for the system. experts say the bridge needs the system because it's viewed as a potential terrorist target. much like the golden gate bridge. >> the bay area is in for another night of freezing temperatures. this is video today of snow dusting the peak at mount hamilton in the south bay. from our helicopter partnership with abc-7 news.. how cold will it get? jacqueline bennett is back with another look at the forecast. >> jacqueline: catherine, that system from yesterday still cross some cold temperatures. the shower activity is on the coastal ar
rains last february near the town of linden. >> now for the first time, fbi technicians are taking over the search from san walking sheriffs deputiesd assheriffsan joaquin shares 50s. >> at least two dozen for is a specialist will be working over the next few weeks to excavate a well in rural section of san joaquin county, searching for any trace of potential victims. >> crewelwork from sunup to sundown, as the carefully sift through the layers of dirt. >> the fbi plans to dig out 5 ft. a day, to ensure that a little to no damage done to the potential evidence buried there. >> the new site is only a hundred yards away from work rules out more than a thousand bonus last year. >> one of the convicted killers claim his partner was a possible for the gross kidnapping. >> the suspect charged in killing two people and critically injuring a third in the citizen is in district on new year's day will be in court today. >> 19 year-old david morales has been charged with two counts of murder. the accident happened last tuesday when police received reports of shots fired from a vehicle near the val
for the first time, fbi technicians are taking over from san joaquin sheriff's deputies, >> i can tell you we have the best doing this excavation. >> pam: at least two dozen forensic specialists. will be working over three weeks. to excavate a well in a rural section of san joaquin county. they are searching victims. kron-4's scott rates is in linden. with more. >> reporter: working crews are wrapping up behind me. once the sun goes down the are done for the day. they will be back first thing tomorrow searching for any evidence that could have been left by the speed freak killers. all day long agents using dacko's have been taking in sifting through dirt. to the san walking valley. just 100 yds away. were they found thousands of loans last year. >> they have been working with various agencies. the two-part strategy that involved a plan for accurate information concerning the burial sites. >> of this will be from sun up to sun down. this could be even 20 years ago from sherman time. otherwise known as the speed freak killers. wesley shermantine and loren zerzog.. >> reporter: if nothing was fo
. the news comes as fbi investigators continued to dig up a another site looking for the remains of victims of the so-called " speed freak killers. " we spoke with her mother after she learned the news. >> she was only 9 years old when she was kidnapped outside of a grocery store in hayward back in 1988. >> meanwhile, the search for the speed freak killers continue at linden. so far no human remains have been found. the dig is taking longer than they had expected. the fbi says that the well is deeper than they are rich in a thought it was and that they have not yet reached the bottom. once they do reest the bottom that is when they will start ahead and sifting through the dirt off to see if there aren't any human remains. >> tonight, community members and martinez will have a chance to get some answers about the impending closure of the fire stations due to budget cuts. fire officials will talk about how the district plans on responding to fires and medical emergencies in the areas that will be affected by the closures. last month, the board of supervisors unanimously voted to approve a pro
is not michaeka garachet. the news comes as fbi investigators continue to dig up another site looking for the remains of victims of the so-called speed freak killers. we spoke with the victim's mother after she learned the news. what she had to say. she that i have been looking for for the last 24 years. i hope there is some hope. >> the victim was only nine years old when she was kidnapped outside of a grocery store in hayward back in 1998. >> meanwhile, the search for victims of the speed freak killers continue in london. >> so far no human remains of been found and the dig is taking longer than expected. >> the fbi says the well is deeper than they originally thought it was and they have yet to reach the bottom. once they do that is when they will start hand sifting through the dirt to see if there are any human remains. >> @ vallejo man is behind bars is on after calling police to confess he just killed is 89 year-old mother police took the man to the solano county jail. he identified as a 70 year- old dennis stand worth. >> led officers to home of the 2500 block of marshfield roa
is the only suspect is facing attempted murder charges including arson. >> the fbi is set to offer an update on its plans to ask of a well site in central california linked to to serial killers known as the speed freak killers. >> wesley shermantine and loren herzog were dubbed speed freak killers after a party say they went on a mess induced killing rampage in the '80s and '90s. >> both were convicted of norris' killings. >> occurs all clear commit suicide. >> they're of a well locations where he moraihuman remains were said to be able to be found. >> the san walking county sheriff's officers were criticized after last year's surge. they said the heavy machinery may have mixed a child to make of that two other victims. >> when he bought that bic crane out there i did not pay that much attention. experts in that field say you cannot do it with a black holcack, that would not w. you would have to almost as a debate with a kitchen spoon. >> that was j.r. stone reporting. >> the fbi is expected to discuss the latest in the search and release details on a bone fragment that was filed to a missin
hearing is expected to last until friday. >>> well the fbi is digging up a second well in sacramento county. they say a convicted serial killer led them to a new well which was excavated last year. he and a friend buried their victims in the 1990s. bones and fragments were found during the first he can staff vaguep and the -- excavation and the digging now could take up to 5 three weeks. >> a board of new supervisors will be sworn in. that is a look at the victory party in chinatown. norman has five out of the 11 seats. >> i think it is about time. >> there is a whole generation of people who believe public policy is really where they ought to be. >> the other new supervisor on the board is london breed. her experience growing up in a public housing complex in san francisco gives her an understanding of the most disevacuated resident. the oakland city council has one of the biggest changeovers in history. swearing in will take place with four education directors. mayor jean quan praised them for making oakland, quote, a progressive green city. >>> san francisco 49ers will be hosting
of an american hostage just released by his family. he's a former fbi agent who vanished over five years ago, believed to be in iran. abc's brian ross is here this morning. brian, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, amy. the family received these two photos and decided to make them public now because they feel that people in washington and tehran have not made his freedom a priority. even know, the photos of the father of seven, in a prison jumpsuit, with the wild beard and long, gray hair, are distressing to his children and his wife, christine. >> they're very difficult to look at. some of our daughters were crying to me over the phone about how upset they were to see them again. >> reporter: there's five different photos. each day with a disturbing message by his captors. the pictures, are designed to suggest he is being held by al qaeda. although u.s. officials are certain he is in iran. >> he looks miserable. looks like life has been tough right now. so, it's very depressing to see him that way. >> reporter: it has been almost six years since levinson, a veteran, former fbi agent,
which is the center of fbi search. >> five days of work and sti no hithe fbi says it will take a few days to get all the water out of the well. they plan on putting a camera in the will to see what is inside of it. they ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. >> after 11 years, the u.s. war in afghanistan is winding down. ahead of schedule. president obama says of the time is right to let afghan soldiers do their own for 18. if the president met with afghan president's at the white house on friday. they agree that the u.s. troops would start to leave the country in larger numbers starting this spring. american troops will remain in a support role. but obama says that the u.s. war in the country will be over by next year. >> for a second day, protesters and pakistan are using the bodies of people killed in an explosion to block a main road. the protesters are demanding better security in the wake of thursday's attack. twi
, the fbi is expected to tell us if new lieu man remains have been found near a well in san joaquin valley. bones and remains from at least three people havebeen found there. they were believed to be the victims of a convicted serial killer who gave the investigators a map to the burial site. police believe he and his childhood friend, who died last year, killed as many as 20 people in the 1980s and '90s. >>> 7:46. we now know the name of a man who was hit and killed last night on interstate 880 in oakland. the man's been identified as 44- year-old david myorga of san leandro. the chp says he crashed into the center divide near the high street exit around 7:45 last night. he then got out of his car and tried to run across four lanes of traffic. but he was hit by two cars and killed. the chp says the drivers who hit him stopped and tried to help. the cause of the original crash is being investigated. >>> a 22-year-old man was killed after a crash in san jose. police say the driver veered off the side of the road early yesterday morning. the car hit two light poles and flipped over. investig
in bathrooms. police say not clear when the robbers got away. >>> fbi specialists have reached the bottom of another well near linden in the search for more "speed freak" killer remains. officials expected to reach the bottom sooner but found the well was four times as deep as they initially thought. the bottom is covered with water and it sits more than 200 feet below the surface. csi teams will use a pump to remove the water and allow a camera to get a view around before digging any further. >>> california is steaming toward a budget surplus. and maybe for the foreseeable future. governor jerry brown releasing his $145 billion budget yesterday complete with an $851 million surplus. schools the big winner. k-12 and community colleges will get an extra $3 billion. medi-cal will get an extra $350 million. a billion will go into the rainy day fund. brown says the key now is to hold the line on spending. >> what i think is compassionate, what is good for the state of california, and what we can maintain over time instead of just enjoying a momentary high
that authorities say maicon taken human remains is a lot deeper than first thought. fbi agents are getting ready to dig up the well in the town of linden to look for more possible victims of the speed freak killers. yesterday agents determined the well is 200 feet deep. at first they thought it was 50 feet deep. special equipment reportedly will be brought into drain the well. that may take a few more days. >> happening now the cdc updating the flu season which is in full force. it's happening at a press conference in atlanta georgia and this as the cdc announced a shortage of the vaccine. that could be a problem since 20 children across the nation and two elderly people in california have died from the illness. between september and december more than 22,000 flu case was reported. the cdc said this season could be the worst in a decade. >> i have had asthma in the past and so i was high risk so i always got the flu shot. >> doctors say if you do get the flu shot it still takes two weeks for it to be effective. i have been meaning to get a shot but i don't have the time but i won't have time
in iran in 2007 during a business trip. the photos were sent to the former fbi agent's family back in 2011. they released them on tuesday. in them, he is dressed like a prisoner at guantanamo bay. iranian officials have denied knowing anything about levinson's disappearance, a claim that u.s. officials doubt. >>> a nightmare for boeing amid safety woes for the company's much anticipated dreamliner. nbc's ron mott has more from logan international airport in boston. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. double trouble for japan airlines and boeing over the past 48 hours here at logan as both companies investigate exactly what went wrong. two days in a row at boston's logan airport, a japan airline's jet has landed in the news. on tuesday, a new 787 full of passengers and already headed toward the runway had to turn back to the gate after pilots learned jet fuel, about 40 gallons, was spilling from the left tank on to the tarmac. monday, a different 787 parked at the gate following a flight emptied of passengers and crew began smoking. a fire down below that ntsb and boeing investi
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